Reporter Rolf Boone covers business news for The Olympian. He can be reached at 360-754-5403 or email@example.com.
Kevin Ferguson, the Port of Olympias former finance director, has sued the port and executive director Ed Galligan, alleging wrongful termination and retaliation against him in violation of state whistleblower laws.
The suit, filed May 13 in Thurston County Superior Court, seeks a range of damages, including past and future compensatory, economic, non-economic, general and emotional distress damages.
The port does not comment on lawsuits, the spokeswoman for the port said Monday.
Desserts by Tasha Nicole, a business that has been making and selling desserts for 25 years, is set to close June 29, according to a news release.
SCJ Alliance, an Olympia-based engineering and planning firm, recently celebrated its seventh anniversary by reflecting on company growth and gathering staff for a group photo.
After nearly 25 years on Trosper Road, Tumwater Veterinary Hospital has moved and expanded.
The Washington state economy continues to show improvement after the unemployment rate fell to a nearly five-year low of 7 percent in April from 7.3 percent in March, according to the state Employment Security Department.
Washington state unemployment fell to a nearly five-year low in April, dropping to 7 percent last month from 7.3 percent in March, according to the state Employment Security Department.
Port of Olympia commissioners Jeff Davis and Bill McGregor have filed to defend their commission seats this fall, and Davis is already receiving plenty of financial support from labor groups.
The White Coral, which will load about 5.8 million board feet of Weyerhaeuser logs through next Monday, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's marine terminal today.
Tumwater Veterinary Hospital is set to have an open house to show off its new location on Littlerock Road.
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